Tag: 1986

State Trooper

I should start writing an entirely separate column dedicated to bands I can’t believe I’d never listened to before. I can’t believe I didn’t know about Cowboy Junkies before I started to explore 80’s music last year. That might be because they sound nothing like … Continue reading State Trooper


I’ve said before that I don’t have much use for Peter Gabriel. But like everyone who’s ever had the experience of watching late-night MTV, I can’t get enough of his visually inventive Sledgehammer video. How many music videos can boast contributions from Aardman Studios’ Nick … Continue reading Sledgehammer